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The Visual Art Society of Bryan-College Station is excited to announce our Annual Members Only Show to be held October 16-November 6, 2020 at DEGALLERY's new location in Bryan, TX.   This call is open themed and welcomes submissions from all members. Not a member or need to renew? Do that here!

Call for Entries

  • We are accepting all 2D & 3D art. No reproductions accepted.

  • There is NO theme for the show.

  • There will be a $25 entry fee for up to 5 entries per person.

REGISTRATION FORM

Submission Guidelines

  • Original 2D or 3D works which have not been shown in any previous Visual Art Society of Bryan-College Station or Brazos Valley Art League show are eligible.

  • Enhanced giclée or other prints are not acceptable if they comprise more than 40% of a submitted work.

  • The show is open to all members, whose membership is current, of the Visual Art Society of Bryan-College Station. Member dues/application form must be submitted prior to entering the show.

Accepted Works

Works should fall under one of the following categories. The artist selects the category.

  • Category A: Oil/Acrylic- oil paintings and acrylic paintings applied like an oil painting.

  • Category B: Watercolor/Acrylic- watercolor paintings and acrylic paintings applied with water giving the appearance of a watercolor painting.

  • Category C: Pastels- including pastels applied over a watercolor under painting.

  • Category D: Drawing- including sumi-e and oriental brush painting.

  • Category E: Mixed Media- artwork displaying two or more types of media, including but not limited to collage, encaustic painting and other mixed media.

  • Category F: Photography-digital or film photography minimally manipulated or altered using technology.

  • Category G: Digital Art- all forms of digital art including photography that has been greatly manipulated or altered using technology.

  • Category H: Abstract/Experimental/Non-Objective

  • Category I: Sculpture– 3-D forms in various media, including sculptures in relief. 

  • Category J: Studio Fine Crafts– original fine crafts created in a studio environment such as glass blowing, stained glass, printmaking, pottery, porcelain, woodwork, jewelry, mosaic, weaving, fiber art, metal work, and other fine hand-crafted items.

 

All works accepted for the show must meet the following guidelines for display.

  • All artwork must be completely dry and ready to hang or display when submitted during intake for the show/exhibit. VAS reserves the right to exclude works from the exhibition that are not gallery-ready and professional in presentation.

  • 2-D artwork must have wire hangers (no saw tooth hangers).

    • Wire hardware should be attached 1/4-1/3 of the way down the backside on both left and right sides.

  • Drawings and pastels must be under glass or acrylic.

  • All sculptures/pottery must have a stable base.

  • All submissions must have proper entry tags attached to each piece. Download label forms.

  • If any piece of artwork is extremely large, heavy, or particularly fragile, then special arrangements must be made with the the Visual Art Society BCS for its display. All artwork must fit comfortably through show location doors.

  • Works may or may not be for sale. Artist sets the selling price.​

  • Commissions from sales will be divided with 60% to the artist, 20% to VASBCS, 20% to DEGALLERY.

  • All works sold must remain in the show until closing.

  • All art must be picked up during the allotted time unless special arrangements have been made ahead of time by contacting shows@visualartsociety.org.

 



IMPORTANT DATES 

 

Entry Deadline: October 4, 2020

Notification of Accepted Pieces: October 7, 2020

Show Intake: Accepted works must be dropped off October 14,  2:30pm-6:30pm; at DEGALLERY, 930 N Rosemary Dr., Bryan TX. Special arrangements may be requested by contacting shows@visualartsociety.org

Show Opening Reception: October 16, 6-8pm at DEGALLERY

Show Closing: November 6, 2020

Art Pick up: All art must be picked up on Saturday, November 7, 2020 10am-3pm at DEGALLERY, 930 N Rosemary Dr., Bryan TX

Submitted image files for review may not be larger than 1.5 MB.
An image must be submitted for each piece desired to be entered into the show and must be submitted by the entry deadline along with the completed application form and payment.

In the event there are more entries than DeGallery can comfortably exhibit, the show committee may limit the number of entries displayed per artist. Feel free to contact Martha Little, Show Chair with questions by emailing shows@visualartsociety.org

REGISTRATION FORM

PO Box 9346

College Station, TX 77842

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